Allied Warships

USS Rockaway (AVP 29)

Seaplane tender of the Barnegat class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSeaplane tender
ClassBarnegat 
PennantAVP 29 
Built byAssociated Ship Building Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered16 Dec 1940 
Laid down30 Jun 1941 
Launched14 Feb 1942 
Commissioned6 Jan 1943 
End service21 Mar 1946 
History

Decommissioned on 21 March 1946
Loaned to the United States Coast Guard and commissioned as USCGC Rockaway (WAGO-377) on 24 December 1948
Reclassified high endurance cutter (WHEC-377) on 1 May 1966
Decommissioned on 29 January 1972
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 25 October 1973

 

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1Cdr. Henry Carpenter Doan, USN6 Jan 1943??? (1)

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